Friday, September 24, 2021

MLB Ejection 182 - John Libka (6; Bryan De La Cruz)

HP Umpire John Libka ejected Marlins CF Bryan De La Cruz (check swing strike three call by 1B Umpire Manny Gonzalez) in the top of the 1st inning of the #Marlins-#Rays game. With two out and none on, De La Cruz attempted to check his swing on a 3-2 knuckle curve from Rays pitcher David Robertson, ruled a ball by HP Umpire Libka and a swinging third strike on appeal by 1B Umpire Gonzalez. Call was reviewed and adjudicated by the UEFL Appeals Board (7-0), the call was correct. At the time of the ejection, the game was tied, 0-0. The Rays ultimately won the contest, 8-0.

This is John Libka (84)'s 6th ejection of 2021.
John Libka now has 23 points in the UEFL Standings (20 Previous + 2 AAA + 1 Call-Crewmate = 23).
Crew Chief Jeff Nelson now has 4 points in Crew Division (3 Previous + 1 Call = 4).

This is the 182nd ejection report of the 2021 MLB regular season.
This is the 73rd player ejection of 2021. Prior to ejection, De La Cruz was 0-1 (SO) in the contest.
This is Miami's 8th ejection of 2021, 2nd in the NL East (PHI 9; MIA 8; NYM, WAS 7; ATL 1).
This is Bryan De La Cruz's first career MLB ejection.
This is John Libka's 6th ejection of 2021, 1st since July 23 (Tim Anderson; QOC = Y [Balls/Strikes]).


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